Dinner near 37th & Lex?
I need recommendations for a casual dinner for 7 people. Here are the details:
5 are midwesterners who are not adventurous eaters
Price should be moderate to low (up to $15-20 or so per person excluding alcohol)
I want to give them a new york experience without resorting to diner fare (unless it's a really good diner!)
This will be a weeknight, after a game at Yankee stadium.
I'm thinking either a bar with good bar food or maybe a bbq or pizza place. We probably won't be able to make reservations so will need plenty of seating without much wait.
Is this possible, hounds?
I highly recommend Sarge's Deli, on 3rd, b/t 36th & 37th. Good food, something for everyone, and definitely a NY experience! No reservatons necessary. Open 24/7.
They are currently re-vamping their website ( http://www.sargesdeli.com ), but you can view the menu on Menupages.
Dean's (2nd Ave. between 42nd and 43rd) has really tasty brick-oven pizza... the red-sauce Italian isn't bad either. And the price is right. They have a lot of space and I imagine could accommodate the group easily.
Blarney Stone on around 44th is my choice. Irish have a very important role in New York City history. Loved their roast beef and mashed potatoes.